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WCPT Congress Update 10/2014

WCPT Congress Update
Final call for abstracts
Tips on writing an abstract
Preliminary programme
Art and health competition launched
Have you registered?
Gold sponsor
Congress travel
Final call for abstracts

There are less than three weeks to go until the call for abstracts submission deadline of 31st October.

WCPT wants physical therapists from all over the world, at every level of the profession, to put forward abstracts for presentation at the world's largest and most prestigious physical therapy event. If you have been working on a research project and are now ready to present your findings; or you have an innovative service, practice, resource or theory to share submit your abstract now. With nearly 2,500 platform and poster presentations made at the last WCPT Congress, abstract presentations are the main way of showcasing the latest research and innovations.

For further information and to submit your abstract go to: www.wcpt.org/congress/abstracts.

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Tips on writing an abstract
WCPT has published guidelines which are designed to help you prepare a well written abstract. They include tips and information on:
  • how your abstract will be assessed
  • how to structure your content
  • what should be included
  • style guidelines
  • what to include in your final check before submitting

Access the guidelines at: www.wcpt.org/congress/writing-an-abstract.

Preliminary programme
If you haven't yet had a chance to take a look at the preliminary programme, download it now at: www.wcpt.org/congress/programme/prelim
Highlighting the main sessions taking place each day, you can start to plan your days at congress and build your own personal itinerary. Covering the breadth of the profession, the scientific programme has been designed to showcase the best in physical therapy research, education, practice and service delivery.
Session at the WCPT 2011 congress
Art and health competition launched
© Jo Kilalee, 2011 competition finalist

Following the success of WCPT’s first ever art and health competition in 2011, WCPT has now launched its second competition. The work of the finalists will be displayed in an art and health exhibition at the WCPT Congress in Singapore.

The competition is open to all, with a maximum of three entries to be submitted by any one individual. The closing date for the competition is 15th December 2014.
Have you registered?

With well over 1,000 delegates already registered the buzz can start - tell everyone that you are attending congress. Download this sign at bit.ly/1tjnlIy and post a selfie to Twitter, using the hashtag #WCPT2015 or on the WCPT Congress Connect Facebook group.

I've registered for WCPT 2015 sign
Gold sponsor
Hocoma logo

WCPT is pleased to welcome congress' first gold sponsor. Hocoma is a Swiss medical technology company and global market leader for the development, manufacturing and marketing of robotic and sensor-based devices for functional movement therapy. 

Exhibition and sponsorship opportunities are selling fast - if your company is interested in having a presence in Singapore find out more and download the prospectus at: www.wcpt.org/congress/exhibition.

Congress travel

Singapore Airlines has been appointed official airline partner of WCPT Congress 2015. Congress delegates and accompanying guests are being offered preferential rates via an online booking gateway. 

For more information and to see all options available to arrive in Singapore go to www.wcpt.org/congress/travel.

Singapore Airlines logo
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